In a nosedive today- the dow ended the day down more than 600 points.
A virginia tech associate professor says the financial effects of this may be temporary but will be remembered as a crucial part of world history.
He says americans should care about the vote because of the economic impact.
The european union as a trade organization will lose nearly a third of its export capacity without the united kingdom.
David bieri/virginia tech urban affairs associate professor: "the british people have spoken, not everyone will agree with it, but this is the way in which democracies work.
This is the best that we have and so let's move on.
Hopefully washington can provide some insights and some counsel as to what roads will be taken."
He also says this could impact our presidential election as both hillary clinton and donald trump react and position their agendas.